Western Michigan Fair photo album: Tuesday

August 7, 2019

Western Michigan Fair photo album: Tuesday

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Western Michigan Fair officially kicked off on Tuesday and will continue through Saturday. Today, Wednesday, is Kids’ Day. See the schedule below for details on today and the rest of the week.


  • Wednesday, Aug. 7

– Noon to 5 p.m.: Kids Day, all day unlimited wristbands for $15.

– 3 p.m.: Hayloft Entertainment Tent opens.

– 5 p.m.: Bicycle drawing in Hayloft Entertainment Tent.

– 5:30 p.m.: Western Michigan Fair Homemaker announced.

– 6 p.m.: Marek’s Music Makers, Hayloft Entertainment Tent

– 7 p.m.: Grandstand event: Extreme Rodeo, admission $12.

– 11 p.m.: Midway closes.

  • Thursday, Aug. 8

– Veterans and Senior Citizens admitted free.

– Fair entrance $3 per person, children ages 5 and under free.

– Noon to 2 p.m.: Special Kids’ Day.

– 3 p.m.: Midway opens.

– 3 to 11 p.m.: Read for rides: In cooperation with Mason County District Library. As elementary children read 10 books, they are able to earn tickets for free rides at the fair. Forms are available at either the Ludington or Scottville library locations. Urka Auto Experts will be providing FREE books for Read for Rides participants.

3 p.m.: Livestock Auction featuring half-time tribute to area veterans.

7 p.m.: Grandstand event: Western Michigan Old Engine Club garden tractor pull. Free admission to fairgoers.

11 p.m.: Midway closes.

  • Friday, Aug. 9

– 1 p.m.: Gates open.

– 3 p.m.: Midway opens.

– 5 p.m.: Pedal Pull for kids at show barn

– 7 p.m.: Grandstand event: SJO Supercross, $10 admission, $13 pit passes.

– 11 p.m.: Midway closes.

  • Saturday, Aug. 10

– 8:30 a.m.: Stampede 5K fun run/walk

– 9 a.m.: Barn Brawl youth wrestling tournament

– 10 a.m.: Gates open

– Noon: Midway opens, ride wristbands, $22

– 3 p.m.: Hay bale toss

– 6:30 p.m.: Grandstand event: Night of Destruction Demolition Derby, $15 admission, $20 pit passes.

– 11 p.m., midway closes.


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